New Single + PhoenixEP

listen to Be Loved + watch visuals for my first single.

who do you think you are?

who do you think you are?

A few months ago I set some personal goals and decided that singing at open mic’s was going to be something I wanted to do regularly. I googled ‘local open mic’ and found one that was up the street from my apartment every Monday. Monday approached and I decided to check it out first before [...]

on cultural appropriation and self-love

on cultural appropriation and self-love

Last Thursday night I drove to LA to take a couple of dance classes. On my way to class I was walking up Hollywood Boulevard when I crossed paths with two Asian girls who had Senegalese Twists in their hair. Like, with synthetic kinky hair and shells adorning them. I had never seen this in [...]

on self-care

on self-care

Last May 2015 I decided to be single for a while. I had just gotten out of a relationship that was on and off for three years and going nowhere fast at extreme speeds. It wasn’t my first dance with romantic love. Prior to this relationship I was in a 1.5 year long relationship with [...]

incommon

incommon

chasing you meant running away from myself wanting you meant avoiding myself and my own happiness but at that time facing myself was too scary too too scary my wounds were too heavy they would have killed me at that time loss of blood So I chased you and then I caught you it was [...]

why not?

why not?

There's a rate-race-dating-mentality that's super prevalent among my fellow twenty-somethings everyones afraid no ones saying how they really feel quick to give up to force things why give up so easily? let go, sure but why, give up? men are all predisposed in the same fashion women are all predisposed in the same fashion we [...]

why is woman?

why is woman?

Lately more than ever, I’ve become less prone to identify with socially constructed identities such as gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age. To be more specific, I’ve become less inclined to identify with all of the assumptions, requirements and limitations that are associated with these identities. We’re all human and we’re all on the same [...]

i am what i am

i am what i am

ascend with amber The the theme of this month is: unconditional love and acceptance, of self. Achieving this is of course a life long journey, so while on that journey, lets make the month of March one that catapults us even closer to, or maybe even all that way to, unconditional acceptance and love, of ourselves. Self-acceptance [...]